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Medical device industry news and trends - and the resources to understand and act on them.


A Cool New Way to Prevent Cancer Hair Loss — Literally


Baby, It's Cold Outside, especially in Texas, where a clinical trial showed a new cooling cap system can prevent hair loss in cancer patients.

The ongoing trial involved 95 women with early stage breast cancer. After four cyles of chemotherapy, 48 of the patientsor 51 percentretained their hair. Meanwhile, 47 control patients had no hair after four rounds of chemotherapy. The results were so striking that researchers decided to stop the study early and report their findings at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium last week. 

MD&M East Expo and Conference: June 14-16

Be a part of the largest and most influencial medical manufacturing event on the east coast. Join more than 500 leading medtech suppliers and manufacturers - including Johnson & Johnson, Stryker, and countless others - at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East Expo and Conference, June 14-16 in New York City. Needless to say, the R&Q team wasn't going to miss this and we'll be on hand at booth 1164 and ready to listen to what's happening at your organization.

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